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Walgreens links rewards card with Android Pay

Walgreens links rewards card with Android Pay

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has integrated its Balance Rewards customer loyalty program with Google’s Android Pay mobile payment platform. The drug chain said Monday that Balance Rewards members using Android smartphone and mobile devices can now earn and use loyalty points without having to separately scan or enter their Balance Rewards card at checkout at

Walmart launches own mobile payment platform

Walmart launches own mobile payment platform

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Despite the emergence of multiple mobile payment platforms, Walmart has gone ahead and launched its own: Walmart Pay. The retail giant said Thursday that the debut of Walmart Pay makes it the only retailer to offer its own payment solution that works with any iOS or Android device, at any checkout lane and with any major

Walgreens integrates rewards with Apple Pay

Walgreens integrates rewards with Apple Pay

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has become the first merchant to integrate its customer rewards program with the Apple Pay mobile payment platform. Also on Thursday, Walgreens announced plans to migrate its Healthcare Clinic walk-in medical clinics to the Epic electronic health record (EHR) platform, called EpicCare. The drug chain said members of its Balance Rewards

CurrentC mobile payment pilot draws more retailers

CurrentC mobile payment pilot draws more retailers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — More large retail chains have begun piloting the CurrentC secure mobile payment platform from Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) at select stores. MCX chief executive officer Brian Mooney said Wednesday that Walmart, Sam’s Club, Kmart and Sears and locations around Columbus, Ohio, have made CurrentC available as part of an expanding beta project